The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 83 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.15% 17.21% 15.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.34% 35.69% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 73 73
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.85 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £17.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £17.50 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+42.23% -23.83%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
211 283 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.60% 48.21% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 213 161
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £16.34 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £17.50 £28.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 51 £315 -3.07% 16
Newport +18 17 £410 -3.52% 2
Bridgend +1 4 £563 +30.81% 10
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 75 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (30.15%) SQL Server
3 53 (26.63%) Microsoft
4 52 (26.13%) Windows
5 46 (23.12%) Security Cleared
6 44 (22.11%) OO
6 44 (22.11%) Software Engineering
7 43 (21.61%) Java
8 41 (20.60%) C#
9 36 (18.09%) Selenium
10 35 (17.59%) Oracle
11 34 (17.09%) jQuery
11 34 (17.09%) SC Cleared
12 32 (16.08%) Visual Studio
12 32 (16.08%) .NET
13 31 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (15.58%) TDD
14 29 (14.57%) Oracle Database
15 28 (14.07%) Unix
15 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
16 27 (13.57%) Perl
16 27 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (13.57%) Finance
17 26 (13.07%) HTML
17 26 (13.07%) PL/SQL
17 26 (13.07%) XML
18 24 (12.06%) T-SQL
18 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
18 24 (12.06%) Scrum
18 24 (12.06%) RESTful

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.03%) Apache
1 12 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (6.03%) IIS
2 8 (4.02%) SAS
3 5 (2.51%) JBoss
3 5 (2.51%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.51%) Confluence
5 3 (1.51%) FileNet
5 3 (1.51%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Moodle
7 1 (0.50%) Tornado
7 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.03%) MS Office
3 5 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.01%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
2 20 (10.05%) VoIP
3 16 (8.04%) SNMP
4 9 (4.52%) Firewall
5 4 (2.01%) DNS
5 4 (2.01%) VPN
6 2 (1.01%) HTTP
6 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.01%) LDAP
6 2 (1.01%) SSH
6 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (14.57%) Oracle Database
4 27 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (11.56%) MongoDB
5 23 (11.56%) NoSQL
6 22 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (9.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (8.54%) Redis
8 17 (8.54%) Relational Database
9 15 (7.54%) RDBMS
10 14 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (6.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (6.03%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (5.03%) MS Access
14 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (3.02%) Biml
16 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (3.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (18.09%) Selenium
2 32 (16.08%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.55%) Cucumber
3 21 (10.55%) Eclipse
4 16 (8.04%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (8.04%) StarTeam
5 14 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.53%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (6.03%) JIRA
8 10 (5.03%) Subversion
9 9 (4.52%) Git (software)
9 9 (4.52%) Maven
10 8 (4.02%) JMeter
10 8 (4.02%) JUnit
11 7 (3.52%) Ant
12 5 (2.51%) DbUnit
12 5 (2.51%) Spock
13 4 (2.01%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.01%) Concordion
13 4 (2.01%) QAComplete
General
1 27 (13.57%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Legal
3 6 (3.02%) Back Office
4 4 (2.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 98 (49.25%) Developer
2 40 (20.10%) Analyst
3 20 (10.05%) SQL Developer
4 16 (8.04%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.04%) Software Developer
4 16 (8.04%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.54%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.04%) DBA
6 14 (7.04%) SQL Analyst
7 13 (6.53%) Perl Developer
7 13 (6.53%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Data Analyst
9 10 (5.03%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.03%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.52%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.02%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.09%) jQuery
2 32 (16.08%) .NET
3 26 (13.07%) HTML
3 26 (13.07%) XML
4 24 (12.06%) RESTful
5 21 (10.55%) Mojolicious
6 17 (8.54%) Kafka
7 16 (8.04%) .NET Framework
8 15 (7.54%) CSS
8 15 (7.54%) Entity Framework
9 12 (6.03%) WinForms
10 11 (5.53%) Ajax
11 10 (5.03%) LINQ
11 10 (5.03%) SOAP
11 10 (5.03%) WCF
12 9 (4.52%) Spring
12 9 (4.52%) Web Services
13 8 (4.02%) Hibernate
13 8 (4.02%) J2EE
13 8 (4.02%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.03%) NHS
2 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.02%) Clustering
3 4 (2.01%) iPad
3 4 (2.01%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.51%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.51%) Replication
5 2 (1.01%) AS400
5 2 (1.01%) CMDB
5 2 (1.01%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.50%) PACS
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.13%) Windows
2 28 (14.07%) Unix
3 16 (8.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.03%) Linux
5 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.01%) AIX
8 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.11%) OO
2 44 (22.11%) Software Engineering
3 31 (15.58%) TDD
4 24 (12.06%) Scrum
5 23 (11.56%) UML
6 19 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (9.55%) Migration
6 19 (9.55%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (9.05%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.04%) OOP
8 16 (8.04%) Requirements Management
9 15 (7.54%) Data Migration
10 12 (6.03%) Data Mapping
11 11 (5.53%) SDLC
12 10 (5.03%) CRM
12 10 (5.03%) MVC
13 9 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.02%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.61%) Java
2 41 (20.60%) C#
3 27 (13.57%) Perl
4 26 (13.07%) PL/SQL
5 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.06%) T-SQL
6 21 (10.55%) Scala
7 18 (9.05%) Go
8 15 (7.54%) C
9 14 (7.04%) C++
10 8 (4.02%) PHP
11 6 (3.02%) VBA
12 5 (2.51%) ANSI SQL
12 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.51%) VB
13 4 (2.01%) Python
14 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.01%) RPG
15 2 (1.01%) RPG IV
15 2 (1.01%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 46 (23.12%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) ISEB
4 6 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.51%) CCNA
7 3 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.01%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.01%) MCSE
9 1 (0.50%) Degree
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.01%) vSphere
4 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.01%) Ansible
2 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.01%) yum
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.59%) Oracle
3 16 (8.04%) Coverity
4 8 (4.02%) Cisco
5 6 (3.02%) VMware
6 5 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.51%) Teradata
7 4 (2.01%) Informatica
7 4 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.51%) Adobe
8 3 (1.51%) Cognos
8 3 (1.51%) IBM
8 3 (1.51%) ILOG
8 3 (1.51%) Splunk
8 3 (1.51%) Zend
9 2 (1.01%) BMC
9 2 (1.01%) Citrix
9 2 (1.01%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
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